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    1953 Gibson ES-125 Sunburst Archtop Electric Guitar, Serial #Y70148.
    Right handed ES-125 that was made lefty at some point, then converted back. Knob holes and pickguard screw holes, patched and drop filled. Stamped as a factory second on the back of the headstock. Tuners are replaced with reproduction Keystone button individuals. There are some extra screw holes in the body. Schaller strap lock button added at the heel. Jack hole patched in same drop fill manner on bass side, lower bout.
    So which came first, the left or the right? 5.4lbs. Hard case included. Condition: Very Good.


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    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2021
    11th Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 9
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
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